Pulvis Aloes et Canellae, N. F. (Powder of Aloe and Canella)

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For use as a laxative but is rarely employed today. It has gained some reputation as an abortifacient and therefore must be sold with caution. [Remington's Practice of Pharmacy, Seventh Edition, 1926]
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1928
maker
Parke, Davis and Company
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Associated Place
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paper (label material)
aloe (drug active ingredients)
canella (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 8.89 cm x 4.7625 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
MG.M-02398
catalog number
M-02398
accession number
101594
Credit Line
Gift of Parke, Davis and Company; Accession 101594 (1928)
subject
Laxatives
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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